Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
cliff negotiations. i am joined by congressman peter king from new york who is involved. congressman, great to have you here. >> great to be here. >> happy holidays. >> happy birthday. >> have i to ask you, what are you doing home when we are approaching the fiscal cliff? >> probably not. once the deal broke on thursday night, the president and the speaker and the majority leader and the senate thought it was best to step back and now try to work out an arrangement. i have no problem being there. >> were you in support the plan b? >> i was. it was not a perfect plan, but considering the alternative, basically what john boehner was saying was no taxes would raise on anyone who had under $1 million. he was setting a million dollar threshold. the president was 250 or 400,000. i thought john boehner's hand was better and would strengthen in the negotiations. i think too many people in the conference were afraid would be seen as voting to increase taxes, but for not voting on the tax on over there for over a monthly they are allowing the tax on everyone over 2 thift,000 to go up. >> ?ar m
Dec 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
optimistic but i'm cautiously optimistic. >> chuck schumer from new york continues to say the things, meaning a deal, always happens at the end. >> gregg: we'll probably hear about the change of cpi which is basically a new way of calculating an index the cost of living and slowing down the growth of sbph like social security. we'll probably hear about. mike, thanks very much. >> arthel: we're going to the white house where president obama is holding firm to his demand and blaming republicans for the failure to reach a deal. the president also appearing on a political talk show this morning to make his case to the american people. chief white house correspondent ed henry is live at the white house. >> reporter: good to see you. first time the president did a sunday talk show since 2009 since he was pushing healthcare reform trying to sell a fiscal cliff deal. he is was on meet the press. republicans weren't happy with that appearance because he they felt he was blaming them. new development in the last hour or two, vice president biden has come back from delaware. he is now here at the white
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am PST
. everybody wants something from new york. all of the food goodies so bringing half of new york back with me. >> we packed a lot of food just in case. we are traveling with four girls and my husband who is busy checking the bags outside and going through dallas three hours there, and we are not going to get to cabo for 12 hours. it is a 12-hour day for us. >> and there is also good news for those who are not flying, those traveling by road. one in four americans aren't going to be on the roadways. some 84 million people. they say gas prices are not expected to be a problem. the national average is $3.24, and that is not expected to deter people from getting where they want to be this holiday season. doug? >> already, david, thanks very much. be thankful you are not in the sierra nevada. a second storm is expected to slam into northern california leaving behind heavy rain, snow and large waves along the shoreline. in fact, the sierra nevadas could see up to four feet of snow. rick? >> hi, doug. i think a lot of areas, the higher elevations will see more than that. maybe even six feet of snow.
Dec 22, 2012 10:00am PST
, compared to what we saw earlier this week, you see it here across parts of upstate new york and portions of central pennsylvania, even portions of the corridor, new york city and boston could see a couple of snow showers, no accumulation out here though so we're not really looking at any chances of a white christmas across the northeast, that storm is gone. out west we have a lot of storminess and continuing to linger out here, areas of rainfall, snowfall on tomorrow of the mountains, very dangerous travelling conditions not just for today, but even as we head into sunday and even into monday. so just a prolonged period of time that we'll deal with heavy snowfall and heavy rain and traffic delays unfortunately for many people, kelly trying to visit their t to wish you a ly, if i don't very merry christmas and jamie as well. >> kelly: we love maria, thank you. >> jamie: you, too. meanwhile, there have been hearings going on and now there's a major break in the case of four americans that were murdered in libya including our ambassador. why we're getting closer to finding out exactly what
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am PST
on in this show. fiebl funeral services for a firefighter shot and killed in upstate new york on christmas eve have just gotten underway. thousands of firefighterrings filed in on friday and saturday to pay their respe memorial services for fallen brothers. the two men were shot and killed on christmas eve, responding to a house fire, the owner had set intentionally. the suspect, william spangler, then killed himself. the second firefighter's funeral is tomorrow. a $60 billion emergency aid package for victims of super storm sandy has made it through the senate, but relief is not on the way. the pleasure has to get through the house, where its fate is far from certain. we have more from washington. >> there are a couple of reasons why the sandy aid legislation may languish in the house. number 1, the amount of the bill, and number 2, the calendar. some conservative house lawmakers are unconferring with the $60.4 billion package passed by the senate. with the tight economic situation, they may want to scale it back or include in spending cuts to offset the cost of the legislation. here's one g.
Dec 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
obama's shoulders. now, bringing in john leboutillier, former congressman from new york, and pat caddell, former pollster for jimmy carter, and doug schoen, a former pollster for bill clinton. gentleman, here is speaker boehner, at the white house, talking to the president today, two days after he said, well, it has been a wasted week. >> it has been a wasted week. the republicans are divided. as the poll numbers suggest very clearly, the republican brand is weak weakening. i believe they are trying to put together something to avoid going over the cliff. speaker boehner has asserted his control over a fractured caucus and bottom line, it remains to be seen whether they can get a deal but i read in the statement, which was identical from the white house and from speaker boehner, they are looking for something big, not small. >>gregg: big would be, the grand bargain that 16 months ago they were on the precipice of and suddenly it didn't happen, so... >> part of the reason it didn't happen speaker boehner was told by the majority leader, cantor, allied with the tea party faction in the hou
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
, new york. >> you've got the best voice. can i borrow your voice for an answering machine according? >> everything so slow in the south. >> alisyn: if you weren't a singer, you should have been a anchorman. >> i can't read a teleprompter. >> neither can i. >> alisyn: exactly: merry christmas to my coanchors, kelly, great to have you. clayton, thank you so much. you gave me a beautiful pen. >> i tried to get her techy for so long. >>> we start this sunday morning with new reaction to the national rifle association's controversial plan in response to the massacre in newtown. the gun rights lobby group calling for a debated proposal saying there should be armed guards in schools across the country. good morning everyone, i'm eric shawn. >> i'm jamie colby. we're glad you're here. the nra plan coming on the heels of the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. the deadliest mass shooting in a grade school in american history where the gunman armed with semi-automatic rifles made his way into the school with handguns as well. he killed 20 children and six adults before turning the gun on himsel
Dec 23, 2012 1:00pm PST
insider, john leboutillier, former republican congressman for new york, pa can -- pat caddell, former pollster for jimmy carter, and doug schoen, former pollster if bill clinton. joe lieberman said today and he is a pretty straight shooter and he said this is really the first time he felt it was more likely we will go over the cliff. >> with the collapse of the republican plan last thursday and the fact that the president is putting forward the same proposal he has been proposing for weeks if not months there is no consensus and everyone has left town and we only have nine days and four of those days everyone is on vacation. >>gregg: boehner could not get the support of his own party on his plan "b" solution. how were of a fiasco was that? >> i would say up there with the fiascoes politically of our time. it has been a steady series of these. there is a larger fiasco going on and it has to do with the president, the house, everyone, the leadership, the inability in this society to get anything together, leadership-wise, to get a solution to real problems. it is all politics. boehner h